Gazebo with completed gazebo railing.
How to Build a Deck

Gazebos: How to Install a Gazebo Railing and Trim

Gazebo Railings

Any standard wood deck railing system or custom deck railing can be used for gazebo construction. Any gazebo that is set more than 12” above grade will require a rail to meet building code. Check local codes to determine specifics. In general, rails are 36” to 42” in height, and have spindles or “balusters” spaced less than 4” apart.

Detail drawing of tempered glass panel in a deck railing.
How to Build a Deck

Railings: How to Install Glass Panels in Wood Frame

How to install a deck railing with glass panels. Glass panels offer a very attractive alternative to standard balusters in your deck railing where you do not want to obscure the view from your deck.
Porch with black Snap Tight Aluminum Railing.
How to Build a Deck

Railings: How to Install Aluminum Railings

How to install aluminum railings such as the Snap Tight Aluminum Railing (S.T.A.R.). Install glass panels with this aluminum railing to give your deck an upscale look.